Golf News for Tuesday, July 18, 2006
A battle of the sexes breaks out between the Barry and Stacy Solomon on the popular podcast, while Golf Digest teaching professional Randy Smith discloses the four words that should never be uttered on a golf course. Also, some golf tips n how to keep your short game up to par. [... more » ]
John Senden captured his first career PGA Tour crown at the John Deere Classic, while fellow Pro V1 loyalist Mi Hyun Kim earned her second LPGA Tour title of the year in a playoff at the Owens Corning Classic. [... more » ]
"Long, straight driving is one of the biggest keys to success on the PGA TOUR, and professionals continually turn to GDI shafts to provide the accuracy and distance needed to succeed," said Akio Karashima, CEO of GDI. [... more » ]
"The fixed point navigation system ... enables the golfer to easily transport his or her clubs throughout the course, without having to constantly navigate the cart back on track," said Craig Ramsbottom, president of Bag Boy. [... more » ]
"Each week it becomes more evident that the majority of today’s professional golfers prefer the comfort and performance of Softspikes cleats," said Dan Tilton, vice president of sales for PrideSports. [... more » ]
Micro J rain gear rolls up and fits into a plastic container not much bigger than a sleeve of golf balls. Yet, inside is a guaranteed waterproof, lightweight jacket that is ideal for play on warm, rainy days. [... more » ]
"We are excited and honored to be given the opportunity to bring the first Nicklaus Design golf course to Chile, and to be given the important responsibility to further introduce and grow the game of golf in this country," Nicklaus said. [... more » ]
"Kim is not only a tremendous golfer, but she is just as knowledgeable about her vehicle’s needs for preventative maintenance, as she is about her golf game," said Ray Birden, senior VP of marketing for Carquest. [... more » ]
Laura Baugh will team up with noted PGA teacher Brad Brewer to host the inaugural Shingle Creek Executive Women’s Golf Retreat Oct. 5-8 at the new Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Fla. [... more » ]
"Visitors are increasingly recognizing our golf experiences, which is appropriately reflected in our promise 'Kauai: Discover Golf's Ultimate Island Green'," said Sue Kanoho, executive director of the Kauai Visitors Bureau. [... more » ]
I wonder if Phil Mickelson, a known high-stakes gambler, will place a bet on himself this weekend? After his implosion at the U.S. Open and his less-than stellar performance at the Cialis Western Open, could he be sneaking a bet on Tiger Woods to win? [... more » ]
"What do the Republicans run on? Against gay marriage and for a war that ... was based on faulty intelligence,"Charles Barkley said at the American Century Championship. "That's all they ever talk about. That and immigration. Another discriminatory argument for political gain." [... more » ]